May 4, 2016

Homework Help: English: Literary Terms

Recent Homework Questions About Literary Terms

grade 10
guys I don't know what career i can do coz I chose math literary - business studies-geography- tourism so if you can help mi plz guyz
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by marlvin

Read The Wages of Sin and match literary analysis
Monday, December 8, 2014 by Anonymous

English Essay- The Great Gatsby
I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!
Saturday, December 6, 2014 by Bella

i have to write a literary analysis on Romeo and Juliet. This what i did so far, In the story ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Romeo wanted to live happily with Juliet despite the hatred between their families. "Here's much to do with hate, but more with love," he ...
Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Epic

English 10
That cold autumn morning no eyes saw the sun, Which literary technique does this line use? metaphor imagery simile personification I was thinking imagery
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by Priscilla Jonathan

Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by Sarah(please check my answers)

A few weeks ago I was in company with my friend Josephine S. Griffing, when the conductor of a streetcar refused to stop his car for me, although (I was) closely following Josephine and holding on to the iron rail. They dragged us a number of yards before she succeeded in ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by student

English II
Compare the literary and rhetorical devices in Elie Wiesel's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech and his novel Night. Explain how these elements impact tone and mood. Support your claims with evidence from the text.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 by john

spanish literature
what literary movement was La noche boca arriba?
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by Ullysses

Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 by Asther

I need to find literary criticism for the book Of Human Bondage for my essay, but I am unable to find it. Can you help me?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by anonymous

Englih Reply
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered." •English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:06pm How about assonance? RE: Is there anything else such as a juxtaposition?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 by Ryder

Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered."
Sunday, August 31, 2014 by Ryder

Grade 12 english
I'm to compare I have a Dream speech with Mandela's Inauguration speech literary devices used in their speeches. I found the similarities of literary devices used for both speeches but I cant answer the differences of literary devices between the two speeches. Could ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 by cindy

I need help with this question about annabel lee. Identify literary elements (mood, imagery, symbolism, contrast, comparison) and explain how they add to your understanding of the poem. Discuss two specific instances in the poem where you see a literary element. Copy and paste...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by Kandice

Penn foster 986825rr
According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read a pair of silk stocking best represents literary c. Symbolism is wrong.
Friday, July 11, 2014 by linda

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
13. Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction which statement is most accurate? A. Writers of nonfiction have no need to express passionate opinion B. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the facts. C. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in ...
Saturday, July 5, 2014 by Unmei

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. right after the Emancipation Proclamation. . Before the Civil War. C. During the Civil War. D. After the Civil War 2. In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 by Unmei

English 4 help
In this course,you studied literary works from the romantic period,the Victorian era,and the modern era.Describe the common themes from each era.Then explain the main elements of the historical context that contributed to the themes in each era. All I need is help on how to ...
Monday, May 26, 2014 by Caleb

Thank you very much. I still have these sentences I'm doubtful about. My doubt is whether I should use the present perfect or the simple past (considering that it is the end of the school year) 1) Exercises for literary text analyses aimed at developing lexicon have been ...
Monday, May 12, 2014 by Frank

Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters?
Thursday, May 8, 2014 by Anonymous

two elements in literary settings what are they?
Saturday, May 3, 2014 by yasminb

two elements in literary settings how and when does Shakespeare use a setting in act 1 to introduce or develop the theme of forbidden love?
Friday, May 2, 2014 by yasminb

Which of the following describes literary analysis? Need help Please. A.writing that is vague and uncertain B.a central message about life C.determining the meaning behind events and characters’ actions D.written directions about how the actors sound and behave
Sunday, April 27, 2014 by Carlos

English Help Please!!! Check!!
Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. 1. Critics cannot avoid employing complex and abstract technical terms if they are to successfully analyze ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 by Kimberly :(

Which literary term best matches this? A group of four rhyming lines.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 by Anonymous

Language arts help ms sue.
1. Based on reading only the title and headings, what would you think the article was about? (1 point) a renewed interest in hunting and fishing an animal population with an uncertain future the threat logging poses to forest animals a group of dinosaurs roaming a local ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Manny

Reading Honors
is this a good intro paragraph use what you learned from reading "The Cask of Amontillado" to write an essay that provides an analysis of how the author creates the effect of surprise. William Shakespeare asked, “If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 by Reina B.

Language Arts-check answer-
Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to be. And as we stand in awe of life's determination, it ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 by Wendy

English II B
A student has completed a freewriting exercise. The result is a paragraph exploring the general theme of war in a literary text. What is the next step in the writing process? 1.gathering details 2.beginning an outline 3.writing an introduction 4.narrowing the topic Need help ...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Carl

US history
True False The divorce rate in America declined in the 1920s. false right? All of the following were anti-modern reactions except A.fundamentalism B. Ku Klux Klan C. cultural anthropology D. arts and crafts movement E. prohibition F. None of the above Is it D? Fundamentalists ...
Sunday, March 30, 2014 by Alex

Write an essay explaining why you think The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet remains so popular. What is it about the characters of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet that makes it so easy for young people to identify with them? Make at least two references to specific details in the ...
Friday, March 21, 2014 by Talha

The literary device of foreshadowing is used in which of the following excerpts ? Answers are They're spoiled and we're spoiled Those screams and they sound familiar I have a feeling it'll be africa again before then They're not old enough to do that alone I ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 by snow

Which literary writing style uses humor to comment on serious subject matter? Answers are Satire Essay Tragedy Allegory Thanks
Monday, March 17, 2014 by snow

English 9 - HELP!
1. The small boat was scudding into the open sea with a full sail. (1 point) getting stuck sinking deeply moving swiftly rocking harshly 2. As an outdoor enthusiast, Kristina abhorred the fact that people left debris along the hiking trail. (1 point) recently discovered ...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by Abby

English Grade 11
What is the literary term for an event that is different from what the readers or the characters will expect to happen? A. situational irony B. ambiguity C. verbal irony D. contradiction Working on my workbook pages for this week and I don't understand this one: please ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 by Alex

Language Arts
Directions: Read the poem and answer the questions that follow. Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by Hannah

What emotion is associated with weariness? I'm supposed to analyse the emotions that are expressed within a text, and the beginning is happy and jubilant while the second half adopts a more weary mood, so i'm wondering what emotion would i use?
Saturday, February 8, 2014 by David

What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story romance fable
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by santi

Literary term
What is the definition of universality in regard to literary term? What is one example of this ?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by Anonymous

I'm writing an essay about an author using a specific literary device to prove their purpose. Is indirect/direct characterization a literary device?
Sunday, January 26, 2014 by amy

state the distinguishing features of literary writing by citing examples and discussing them
Sunday, January 26, 2014 by Anonymous

What genre is "The White Heron"? literary realism romanticism modernism colonial literature In my opinion, it is literary realism and romanticism
Friday, January 17, 2014 by Cassidy

Business-Need help!
1. Regarding Mexico's Porfirio Díaz, which statement is true? A. He enacted laws that favored wealthy elites. B. He overthrew the Mexican Revolution of 1910. C. He freed many peasant farmers from debt peonage. D. He reformed the hacienda system. 2. In the 1840s, the...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by Sarah

We were asked to pick 3 literary elements and explain how they can be affected by setting. I have protagonists and antagonists as one, that they can change due to not being completely rounded just yet - basically in the sense that the characters kind of create themselves as ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 by Me

An epic is a narrative or poetic literary work that tells of A.) the traditions of an ancient culture. B.) the adventures of a legendary here. C.) the history and myths of a country. I think it is B..?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 by Cassie

1. A period in literature governed by a particular set of ideas , concerns or characteristics is A. literature of exploration B. national literature C. a literary outline D. a literary movement 2, which literary movement ended around the time of the civil war? A. american ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 by Cassie

What kind of complement is the underlined word? Fill the *bucket* with potting soil.
Monday, December 16, 2013 by english 1

Hello, what is a common theme between the Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Roahl Dahl's Lamb to the Slaughter? Please give examples of the the theme found within in the 3 books. It's just that I have to write a formal literary essay ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by Ellie

English 10
Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY! *a. American West *b. Post-Civil War South c. New England d. Gold Coast I think there is one more that needs to be check, but I don't know which one it is. Can you ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by Cassie

What does diverge mean in the following sentence? After traveling approximately 3.5 miles, the old highway will diverge. Stay in the left lane and follow until you see the new mall. a. the highway will end. b. the highway will divide into two lanes that go in different ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by Anonymous

English II
Read the following poem and answer the question that follows. "I Like to See it Lap the Miles" by Emily Dickinson I like to see it lap the miles, And lick the valleys up, And stop to feed itself at tanks; And then, prodigious, step Around a pile of mountains, And, ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by Laura

US History/Literature
What specific literary connection (Romanticism) can I make from John Mix Stanley's painting, "Osage Scalp Dance?"
Monday, November 4, 2013 by Rachel

Hello, I am french and I have some english homework for tomorrow, Can you correct my English please ? Thank ou During the Victorian era, the middle class growth quickly. Moreover, the social divide was very important ( To illustrate this gap, the underworld was characterized ...
Thursday, October 24, 2013 by Mariek

main idea: The idea that women are not equal to men has been a prevailing, common theme in literature since the beginning of time. Like their predecessors, Renaissance writers staunchly laid down the tenet that women were less valuable throughout the pages of effusive literary...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by ezekiel

Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow.People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 by vickie

What literary device pertains to this sentence? 1. The smashed hulk of metal, twisted and shaped into awkward, unlikely angles, lay on its side; one rear wheel spun slowly. Ruefully, the man said to his companion, "i'll bet i finally got rid of that squeak in the ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 by Kelley

What literary device would pertain to these sentences? 1. He leaned hard against the wall. (Upright structure which encloses something or serves as a boundary) 2. "It was not the buildings or arch that made the children gasp. It was how the buildings were shaped-- ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 by Sam

What literary devices does these three sentences pertain to? 1. I am guiltless in the matter, so I wash my hands if it. 2. I had to wait an eternity for the file to download. 3. Her emotional problems placed a wall between her and her family. ( an attitude or actions which ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 by Jan

What literary devices does this sentence pertain to? Love enfolded us in her arms.
Monday, September 23, 2013 by Hannah

What does this poem mean? What is th symbolism? Literary devices? Nothing Stays Put Amy Clampitt The strange and wonderful are too much with us. The protea of the antipodes--a great, globed, blazing honeybee of a bloom-- for sale in the supermarket! We are in our decadence, we...
Monday, September 16, 2013 by Catherine

Which of the following statements about literary movements is not true?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by Tammy

groom service opinion piece meaning to the community
Monday, September 9, 2013 by Anonymous

Eng 125
write and eight to ten page paper in which you compare and contrast two literary works A Father's Story (Dubus) and The road not Taken (Frost)
Monday, September 2, 2013 by Russell

How does a poet use literary devices to convey a theme?
Sunday, September 1, 2013 by Bryce

How do poems use literary devices to help convey the overall theme/message the poem is trying to get across?
Friday, August 30, 2013 by Bryce

I am doing my summer reading for 9th grade reading assignment & need to write about 10 passages from a variety of literary terms. Could you explain some of these terms?
Thursday, August 29, 2013 by Valerie

What is the literary term for words with the same ending sounds (i.e. pathless, seamless, peerless)? I'm having a total brain fart. Thank you in advance :)
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by Nicole

What does it mean to explain the passage's significance and literary device?
Monday, August 26, 2013 by Emma

What was a tense or exciting moment in A Raidin in the Sun and Antigone? What literary device was used?
Sunday, July 14, 2013 by Brianna

children's literature
which of the following statements about literary is true
Thursday, July 11, 2013 by Anonymous

1. In Gore Vidal’s article titled “Drugs,” the word “exhortation” means: A. language intended to incite and encourage. B. deportation. C. depression. D. a sad facial expression. is it A 2. The purpose of a causal analysis essay is to: A. apply ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Amy

If a film depicts the bungling efforts of army officers and soldiers in order to demonstrate the absurdity of military behavior and values, it is employing what literary technique?
Sunday, June 16, 2013 by Anonymous

Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using term and concepts form the text to support your explanation.
Monday, June 10, 2013 by gail

English IV
Score: "I always lie" is an example of which of these literary devices? A)paradigm B)paradox C)metaphor D)personification E)none of these
Thursday, May 23, 2013 by Eric

Literary terms
PLEASE HELP!!!!!! Please give examples for the following: 1. Satire 2. Parody 3. Pathos 4. Bathos 5. Rhetoric 6. Logos 7. Ethos
Friday, May 17, 2013 by Anonymous

Literary Terms
Please give examples for the following: 1. Satire 2. Parody 3. Pathos 4. Bathos 5. Rhetoric 6. Logos 7. Ethos
Friday, May 17, 2013 by Anonymous

enlish literture
narnia the lion the the witch and the wabode two literary devives were used in chapter 10 repetition and smiple identify the line that features these device
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Nick

Literary terms
What is the literary term when something serious is happening and there is humor?
Saturday, April 20, 2013 by Anonymous

Language Arts
Directions: Read the poem and answer the questions that follow. Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by Lisa

I'm doing a literary analysis of Mark Twain's "The Private History of a Campaign that Failed" and I'm having a hard time coming up with a good these statement... Any suggestions?
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by Andrew

help please has to be turned in today dont really understand it. Chief Joseph Surrenders Compare Chief Joseph's speech with the "Gettysburg Address". Discuss the similarities and differences between them. (Consider the feelings of the speaker, as well as literary...
Monday, March 4, 2013 by Anonymous

I am doing a literary research paper on Romeo and Juliet. I dont know a topic. Any suggestions???
Thursday, February 21, 2013 by Gabby

English 12
I am doing a literary research paper on chaucers canterbury tales. I need help in writing my thesis for this paper also i can not figure out a topic.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by Vicky

I need help on doing a literary research paper.
Monday, February 18, 2013 by Vicky

I have to do a literary research paper. I would like to do it on the story on Cinderella or Snow White and the 7 dwarfs. Is that possible? Can you help?
Monday, February 18, 2013 by Vicky

Sunday, February 3, 2013 by Love

LAC Help Question
1. Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books and other notes you ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 by London

Engish Literature
Chapter Seven explores the role of symbols in conveying literary themes. Themes are abundant in literaryworks (though they are at some times more obvious than at others). Select one short story from the reading assignments (from either Week One or Week Two) to examine more ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Anonymous

Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by RiRi

English Please Help
from "When Greek Meets Greek" 1. What can you conclude from the wording of the following text? “One morning Ramkilawansingh (after this, we calling this man Ram) was making a study of the noticeboards along Westbourne Grove what does advertise rooms to let.”...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 by Deborah

What does my teacher mean by this? So I'm writing an essay on the great gatsby and I told my teacher about it via emai. (I'm doing online school) and this is what he told me... Also, make sure you develop the theme more than merely "mortality." I always tell ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 by Andrea

English - Poetry
2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element? "And both that morning equally LAY IN LEAVES no step had trodden black." a. rhyme b. rhythm c. alliteration d. simile 3. The following excerpt is an example of which literary ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 by Shaquandala B.

Walt Whitman's writing style can best be described as
Friday, November 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Literary themes understood by all people regardless of their background or the time they live in are a. universal b. shill-based c. motivational d. literature-based I think "d" bt not sure 100%
Monday, November 26, 2012 by kan

English Help Please
What literary devices do you see in this monologue? For example is there figurative language or symbolism? How do these literary devices contribute to a deeper meaning of this monologue? what specifically do they tell you about the character speaking or about the subject ...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 by Mello

Can you proofread my writing? Real Men Truly Change What is forgiveness? Forgiveness is when you allow someone to be forgiven for doing something wrong to you or someone else. On February 21, 1988 at the Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, La, a speech made by Jimmy Swaggart...
Friday, November 16, 2012 by aaliayah

i am writing a literary research paper on the book robinson crusoe. my thesis is In "Robinson Crusoe" Daniel Defoe uses the protagonist to show the sporadic but guiding relationship between God and man. I am having trouble coming up with a title. So far I have "...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 by hannah

analyzing poems
Spatial depths of being survive The birth to death recurrences Of feet dancing on earth of sand; Vibrations of the dance survive The sand; the sand, elect, survives The dancer. He can find no source Of magic adequate to bind The sand upon his feet, his feet Upon his dance, his...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by greeny

2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” This is an example of which literary element? (1 point) rhyme* simile metaphor alliteration i say a could sombody check and see if this is right
Thursday, November 8, 2012 by aliyah

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